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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [siks-teen-moh]
    • /ˈsɪksˈtin moʊ/
    • /sɪks.ˈtiːn.məʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [siks-teen-moh]
    • /ˈsɪksˈtin moʊ/

Definitions of sixteenmo word

  • noun plural sixteenmo Also called sextodecimo. a book size (about 4×6 in.; 10×15 cm) determined by printing on sheets folded to form 16 leaves or 32 pages. 1
  • noun plural sixteenmo a book of this size. Symbol: 16mo, 16°. 1
  • adjective sixteenmo printed, folded, or bound in sixteenmo; sextodecimo. 1
  • noun sixteenmo a book size resulting from folding a sheet of paper into 16 leaves or 32 pages, each one sixteenth the size of the sheet 0
  • noun sixteenmo a book of this size 0
  • noun sixteenmo the page size of a book made up of printer's sheets folded into sixteen leaves, each leaf being approximately 41⁄2 by 63⁄4 inches 0

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Origin of sixteenmo

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
First recorded in 1840-50; sixteen + -mo

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Parts of speech for Sixteenmo


sixteenmo popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

sixteenmo usage trend in Literature

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